Mostpeople have less in common with ourselves than the squarerootofminusone.  Take the matter of being born.  What does being born mean to mostpeople? The cultured aristocrat yanked out of his hyperexclusively  ultravoluptuous superpalazzo,and dumped into an incredibly vulgar detentioncamp swarming with every conceivable species of undesirable organism. Mostpeople fancy a guaranteed birthproof safetysuit of nondestructible selflessness. If mostpeople were to be born twice they'd improbably call it dying—

                                                                        e e cummings


Dr.  Robert Smits

                               Associate Professor
                              Department of Mathematical Sciences
                              New Mexico State University                                        
                              Las Cruces NM 88003-8001



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